The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 54 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.73% 2.58% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.76% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 23
Average salary £36,250 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
641 362 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.12% 93.54% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 566 303 431
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £33,030
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 23 (63.89%) C++
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 15 (41.67%) C#
5 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 12 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) PHP
6 12 (33.33%) Scrum
6 12 (33.33%) TDD
7 11 (30.56%) Ruby
8 9 (25.00%) .NET
9 8 (22.22%) OO
9 8 (22.22%) Python
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
11 6 (16.67%) TOWER Software
11 6 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (16.67%) OOP
11 6 (16.67%) BDD
12 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
12 5 (13.89%) HTML
12 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
12 5 (13.89%) VB
12 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
12 5 (13.89%) MVC
12 5 (13.89%) Web Services
12 5 (13.89%) Degree
13 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
13 4 (11.11%) Physics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 5 (13.89%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) STL
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (8.33%) HTML5
6 3 (8.33%) REST
6 3 (8.33%) Spring Integration
6 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.33%) Spring
6 3 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.56%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) Middleware
7 2 (5.56%) XHTML
8 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) GIS
2 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.11%) Physics
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) TDD
2 12 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) OO
4 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.67%) OOP
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
6 5 (13.89%) MVC
7 4 (11.11%) Cartography
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.56%) OOD
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C++
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 12 (33.33%) Java
5 12 (33.33%) PHP
6 11 (30.56%) Ruby
7 8 (22.22%) Python
8 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
8 5 (13.89%) VB
8 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
9 4 (11.11%) VC++
10 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) TOWER Software
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
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